Dun Dornaigil

Highland, United Kingdom

Dun Dornaigil is an Iron Age broch in Sutherland. The broch has an external diameter of about 14.5 metres. The walls generally survive from 2 to 3 metres around the circumference of the broch, but above the doorway they rise to nearly 7 metres. The entrance is on the northeast side but is filled with debris. There is a massive triangular lintel over the entrance which measures 1.4 metres along the base, and 0.9 metres in height. The interior of the broch is still filled with collapsed rubble from the upper levels and is therefore not accessible.

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Founded: 300-0 BC
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in United Kingdom

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Derek Dornan (2 years ago)
Worth a trip down the single track road to get here. Stunning views. In two minds whether I'd like to see it excavated to show off its full scale or left to show how it has stood over the centuries
Gareth Davies (2 years ago)
Near the base of Ben Hope, these ancient buildings tell their own story.
kevin ansell (2 years ago)
Very long roads single track passing place's But very Beautiful views lots of loch and deer and some waterfalls
Miner Willy (2 years ago)
If you only visit one broch today, then this could be the one for you. Be responsible. A broch is not just for Christmas.
Henry Greeff (2 years ago)
Interesting site fora quick stop.
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